Army National Guard Units (Title 32/Title 5) HEALTH TECHNICIAN in Iowa City, Iowa
IOWA ARMY NATIONAL GUARD - TITLE 32 EXCEPTED SERVICE POSITION This position is restricted to current Military members of the Iowa Army National Guard.
LOCATION: 67th Troop Command, Iowa City, Iowa
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As a HEALTH TECHNICIAN, GS-0640-8 your duties are below; Serves as the subject matter expert and advisor to the commander and staff on the brigade Individual Medical Readiness (IMR) program. Interprets policy and provides procedural guidance to the commander, staff members and individual military members. Keeps current on and ensures the implementation of regulations and directives. Develops guidelines and operational procedures to implement changes to policies and programs directed by higher headquarters. Responsible for the organization's medical readiness programs. Monitors the status of health assessments within the organization and ensures appropriate scheduling and completion. Ensures the timely completion of and reviews LOD investigations. Responsible for collection, input, and management of medical readiness information for the Brigade/Group/Troop Command and subordinate units. Coordinates and ensures the timely and accurate input of data regarding physicals, dental, immunizations, HIV/DNA, and profiling into the automated medical records and management systems. Organizes and researches patient records, extract needed information, and review records for completeness, accuracy, and consistency within established guidelines. Develops and provides IMR reports to subordinate units to support the scheduling of annual medical readiness requirements. Reviews, validates, and forwards requests for temporary and/or permanent medical actions to include profile determination and medical boards. Monitors the execution of all medical readiness events (military and civilian) to ensure compliance with regulatory and contractual obligations and that required documentation is submitted to facilitate payment. Is the subject matter expert for continuing education/certification requirements for enlisted medical personnel and combat lifesavers. Maintains records and analyzes data from the medical occupational data system (MODS). Ensures subordinate unit personnel maintain medical records in accordance with Army regulations/instructions and other established guidelines. May assist with a variety of administrative/clerical support functions to ensure the effective operation of the office. Maintains a variety of files, records, and forms; prepares special and recurring reports; maintains suspense records of items requiring action or replies and notifies staff members when action is required. Performs other duties as assigned. D2077
Occasional travel - You may be expected to travel for this position.
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0640 Health Aid And Technician
Conditions of Employment
NATIONAL GUARD MEMBERSHIP IS REQUIRED:This is an excepted position that requires military membership in a compatible military assignment in the Iowa Army National Guard. Selectee will be required to wear the military uniform. Acceptance of this excepted position constitutes concurrence with these requirements as a condition of employment. APPLICATION MATERIALS MUST BE RECEIVED BY07/25/2018* . FAILURE TO PROVIDE COMPLETE INFORMATION MAY RESULT IN YOUR NOT RECEIVING CONSIDERATION FOR THIS POSITION.*Please refer to the Qualifications and Evaluations Section of this Announcement to understand the qualification requirements, and the How to Apply Section for detailed instruction on applying.
Military Rank Requirements:Enlisted MOS Compatibility (but not limited to):68S 68W Security Clearance: Must be able to obtain and maintain a SECRET security clearance
**In describing your experience, please be clear and specific. We will not make assumptions regarding your experience. Applicants who do not fully address the minimum/specialized experience needed for the position in their resume will not be referred for consideration.
MINIMUM REQUIREMENTS:**Experience, education, or training which provided a basic knowledge of principles and practices related to the health care delivery system.
SPECIALIZED EXPERIENCE REQUIREMENTS: GS-0640-8:Must have at least* 18 monthsexperience in the following:* 1. Experience, education, or training which provided a working knowledge of missions, organizations, programs and requirements of health care delivery systems. 2. Experience analyzing and recommending solutions to complicated problems. 3. Experience developing and implementing various policies and procedures used in the state medical programs. 4. Experience involving various administrative areas such as budget, personnel and public relations within a medical activity.
Substitution of Education for Specialized Experience -Completion of a 4-year course of study above high school leading to a bachelor's degree with courses related to the occupation for GS-5 positions. Graduate education or an internship meets the specialized experience required above GS-5 only in those instances where it is directly related to the work of the position. One full year of graduate education meets the requirements for GS-7. Two full years of graduate education or a master's degree meets the requirements for GS-9. One year of full-time graduate education is considered to be the number of credit hours that the school attended has determined to represent 1 year of full-time study. If that information cannot be obtained from the school, 18 semester hours should be considered as satisfying the 1 year of full-time study requirement. Parttime graduate education is creditable in accordance with its relationship to a year of fulltime study at the school attended.
To receive credit for Education, you must provide college transcripts to support your Educational claims.
SECURITY CLEARANCE REQUIREMENT: Employment is subject to attaining and maintaining a secret clearance as required by this position. If the selectee does not possess the applicable security clearance when hired, application must be made within 30 days of the start date. Failure to make application for the required security clearance will result in termination of employment. Failure to complete NGB prescribed courses at the PEC for new FTS personnel within the first year of employment may be cause for reassignment or termination of FTS. ENLISTMENT CASH BONUSES: Acceptance of a technician position may affect any bonus and/or educational assistance that may be applicable. Please contact your Education Office prior to accepting a position with the Iowa Army National Guard. Participation in direct deposit is mandatory.
If you are a male applicant born after 12/31/1959 and are required to register under the Military Selective Service Act, the Defense Authorization Act of 1986 requires that you are not eligible for appointment in this agency (https://www.sss.gov/RegVer/wfRegistration.aspx).
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How You Will Be Evaluated
You will be evaluated for this job based on how well you meet the qualifications above.
Once the announcement has closed, your resume and supporting documentation will be used to determine if you meet the qualifications listed on this announcement. If you are minimally qualified, your resume and supporting documentation will be compared to your responses on the assessment questionnaire to determine your level of experience. If you rate yourself higher than is supported by your application package, your responses may be adjusted and/or you may be excluded from consideration for this position. If you are found to be among the top qualified candidates, you will be referred to the selecting official for employment consideration.
Knowledge, Skills and Abilities required for this position:?
- Broad knowledge of automated medical occupational data systems utilized to manage, report, and track medical qualifications and certifications.
- Knowledge of procedures for requesting military and civilian medical support resources to coordinate, execute, and update required documentation that supports individual medical readiness.
- Knowledge of military and civilian continuing education requirements to obtain and maintain military medical qualifications.
- Knowledge of medical readiness indicators sufficient to assist in conducting subordinate unit inspections and assistance visits.
- Knowledge of the organizational readiness reporting process.
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- Required Documents
To apply for this position, you must submit a complete Application Package which includes:
- Your resume showing work schedule, hours worked per week, dates (format should include Month and Year) of employment and duties performed.
If you are relying on your education to meet qualification requirements:
Education must be accredited by an accrediting institution recognized by the U.S. Department of Education in order for it to be credited towards qualifications. Therefore, provide only the attendance and/or degrees from schools accredited by accrediting institutions recognized by the U.S. Department of Education.
Failure to provide all of the required information as stated in this vacancy announcement may result in an ineligible rating or may affect the overall rating.
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How to Apply
To apply for this position, you must complete the online application and submit the documentation specified in the Required Documents section below.
A complete application package must be submitted by 11:59 PM (EST) on the closing date of the announcement to receive consideration.
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IA 67th Troop Command 4540 Melrose Ave Iowa City, IA US
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This job originated on www.usajobs.gov. For the full announcement and to apply, visit www.usajobs.gov/GetJob/ViewDetails/504722300. Only resumes submitted according to the instructions on the job announcement listed at www.usajobs.gov will be considered.
Open & closing dates: 07/11/2018 to 07/25/2018
Salary: $45,810 to $59,557 per year
Pay scale & grade: GS 8
Work schedule: Full-Time
Appointment type: Permanent